Jobs at Citizens Advice Camden
Citizens Advice Camden in partnership with
The Royal Free Hospital
|Post:||Adviser – Welfare Benefits and Money/Debt|
|Hours:||21 hours per week (0.6 FTE)|
|Location:||Citizens Advice Camden at near Regents Park and outreach locations in North London|
|Starting Salary:||£17,384 to £18,100 depending on experience|
|Start Date:||Early 2019|
Citizens Advice Camden is the leading provider of voluntary sector advice services in Camden and one of the largest Citizens Advice in London. We help approximately 9,400 people each year with free, confidential and impartial advice on a wide range of issues.
We have a vacancy within our Information and Advice Service for the Royal Free Hospital’s Renal Unit, based at our office near Regents Park and the hospital’s dialysis centres. This is a challenging role for an experienced adviser to provide advice and casework services for clients affected by kidney illness.
You will possess –
- an in-depth knowledge of welfare benefits;
- experience of providing money/debt advice;
- the ability to provide information and advice options and referrals for clients in relation to employment, housing, and other areas of social welfare law;
- an understanding of the issues faced by our clients;
- a willingness to adopt a flexible working pattern to meet client needs.
If you have the necessary skills, commitment, and resilience this is a great opportunity to progress your career amongst a highly supportive team, so apply now.
Successful candidates will be required to undertake an enhanced DBS check.
Completed applications should be submitted to Recruitment@camdencabservice.org.uk by the closing date/time.
Closing date: Monday, 7 January 2019 at 10.00am
Interview date: Wednesday, 16 January 2019
Citizens Advice Camden is an equal opportunities employer. We encourage applications from all sections of the community.
All shortlisted candidates should note that if appointed they will be required to provide documentary evidence of their right to work in the UK, in order to comply with the statutory requirements.
Have you thought of volunteering as a stepping stone to paid employment?
A record of voluntary work can be very useful in the search for paid employment. It provides experience and shows commitment. In fact, many of the people in paid posts within the CAB service started off as volunteers.
If you are interested in helping us please see our Volunteer with us page